Format: Mass Market Paperback
Publisher: Bantam (May 23, 1991)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 5.6 MB
Downloadable formats: PDF
From the best-selling writer of the perennial favourite the skinny lady comes a dangerous video game of secretsOne of the main cherished names within the comfortable secret industry, Dorothy Cannell has been credited with originating the style. during this vintage exhibit of her skills she tells the tale of Tessa Fields, a tender orphan made up our minds to discover her actual origins. With the aid of the Misses Tramwells, endearing aged women, and the reluctant information of her mystery love, Harry Harkness, Tessa hits upon a scheme that reveals her feigning amnesia and improving within the Tramwells's ancestral domestic. however it is not lengthy earlier than Tessa smells a rat. Why does the butler creep round in his socks, and what was once he doing in her closet? How does the coquettish maid understand all approximately Tessa -- or even extra approximately Harry? And why are those little previous girls so fiendishly strong at cards?It quickly turns into obvious that the sport being performed out during this right English city isn't really poker or whist -- it really is homicide. And with the deck stacked opposed to her, Tessa needs to unmask the wrongdoer sooner than she's dealt a deadly hand.